Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson Stars: **** CreateSpace (2013) 320 pages Memoir Summary:  Despite access to the greatest healthcare in the world, U.S citizens are not immune to medical horror stories. Such was the experience of Ken Dickson, a beloved husband and father and respected engineer, with no history of mental illness. What should… Read More »

The Up and Down Life by Paul E. Jones

The Up and Down Life: The Truth About Bipolar Disorder – the Good, the Bad, and the Funny by Paul E. Jones Stars: ***** Penguin Group (2008) Psychology 240 pages I purchased this book. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Paul Jones, a stand-up comedian and workshop leader who suffers from bipolar disorder, uses humor,… Read More »

Haldol and Hyacinths by Melody Moezzi

Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life by Melody Moezzi Stars: ***1/2 Penguin Group (2013) Memoir 288 pages I purchased this book myself. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Melody Moezzi was born to Persian parents at the height of the Islamic Revolution and raised amid a vibrant, loving, and gossipy Iranian diaspora in the American… Read More »

Exit Stage Left by Tilly Dunn

Exit Stage Left: From Suicidal to Imaginative Thinking Moving Forward With a Healthy Mind Balboa Press (2015) 198 pages I received this book for review purposes. Summary: While six months pregnant with her first child, she was hospitalized for something that kept her awake for seven consecutive days and nights. A diagnosis of bipolar disorder… Read More »